Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 29 117
Feb 44 80
Mar 26 92
Apr 22 99
May 25 103
Jun 22 96
Jul 39 91
Aug 32 96
Sep 37 95
Oct 28 97
Nov 33 87
Dec -- --
Total 337 1053

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2016 286 1331
2015 391 1232
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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Dec 16, 2017


Welcome to the Official Website for Vashon Island Fire and Rescue


Congratulations 2017 FF1 Graduates!

Administration Raechel Ehlers, December 13

On Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Vashon Theatre, VIFR welcomed 7 new firefighters to our ranks. All of the firefighters passed their IFSAC Firefighter I certification, a painstaking process of 6 months that required long hours of study and days on the drill ground. VIFR is very grateful to the new firefighters and their families for the sacrifices they have made and will continue to make as they Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Administration Raechel Ehlers, December 11


The burn ban for King and Snohomish County is lifted effective at 2 pm today, December 11th. The Stage 1 Burn Ban for Greater Pierce County continues.

This ban is in effect until further notice.

With fog lifting across the region, the sun is warming the ground and breaking the high pressure ... (Full Story & Photos)

YourCall Membership Launches

Administration Raechel Ehlers, December 04

Vashon Island Fire and Rescue launched its new Aid Car membership program today at a discounted rate of $35 for coverage now through Memorial Day 2018. This program similar to Airlift Northwest's "AirCare" program; "YourCall" is for Vashon Island Fire and Rescue's BLS Aid Car transports to off-island hospitals. Full details can be found on the “YourCall” page of our website.

Subscriptions can be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption North End House Fire 11.16.2017

Administration Raechel Ehlers, November 17

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 11:57 am, VIFR was toned out to a residential fire at the north end of Vashon. The homeowner discovered smoke and flame in the home upon arrival and called it into 911. Crews (11 responders) arrived to find a midsized, two-story, single family residence with smoke visible on both floors and flame visible on the bottom level. No human occupants were in the residence ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Passing of Benjamin Sarb

Susan Wolf, November 14

Benjamin Sarb was a young man who applied to VIFR as a Volunteer EMT in late 2015. A college graduate and a video game data analyst, he felt a calling to provide emergency medical response after getting his Wilderness First Responder certification in 2014. Having left the gaming field, he became an EMT and was working for a private ambulance company (AMR) when he applied at VIFR. His great desire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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